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'''Frances Power Cobbe''' (4 December 1822 – 5 April 1904) was an Irish writer, social reformer, anti-vivisection activist, and leading women's suffrage campaigner. She founded a number of animal advocacy groups, including the National Anti-Vivisection Society (NAVS) in 1875, and the British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection (BUAV) in 1898, and was a member of the executive council of the London National Society for Women's Suffrage. She was the author of a number of books and essays, including ''The Intuitive Theory of Morals'' (1855), ''On the Pursuits of Women'' (1863), ''Cities of the Past'' (1864), ''Criminals, Idiots, Women and Minors'' (1869), ''Darwinism in Morals'' (1871), and ''Scientific Spirit of the Age'' (1888). Her name is often misspelled on the internet or worldwide web as Frances Crabbe.
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Birth placeNewbridge Estate|Newbridge House, Donabate, Co. Dublin, Ireland
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Death placeHengwrt, Wales
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Other names| known_for = Founder of the Society for the Protection of Animals Liable to Vivisection (1875); British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection (1898); member of the executive council of the London National Society for Women's Suffrage
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